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February 3-5, 2021

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2021 Agenda

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So Be It. See To It: Strategies for Inclusive Product Design
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
10:00 am
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10:50 am
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Join talented technologists and receive some tips and best practices for creating inclusive products, and get insight into the roles of UX Research and Product Design Lead.

**Young, Gifted, and Black: A conversation with GenZ
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
10:55 am
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11:40 am
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Tastemakers and digital natives who have little or no memory of the world as it existed before smartphones. What do the unique attributes about this generation mean for the local tech ecosystems that they work in?

We All We Got: Major Keys to Building thriving Black Tech Ecosystems
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
11:40 am
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12:30 pm
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Join our panelists to learn strategies and best practices for building our own tables, and creating ecosystems that welcome and galvanize black genius.

After Party
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
4:00 pm
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5:00 pm
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Join our virtual kickback as we celebrate the kickoff of #TAKEOVER2k21 with a game of Black Card Revoked! Register to receive the Zoom link before the after-party begins.

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Adobe XD Crash Course: Designing an App for Beginners
Thursday, February 4, 2021
10:30 am
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11:15 am
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Join us to learn how a person with no coding experience can make their application ideas come to life with Adobe XD.

Beyond the Code: Lucrative Tech Careers You May Not Know About
Thursday, February 4, 2021
11:20 am
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12:05 pm
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Meet panelists who are making moves and big impact in tech roles you may have never heard of.

Beyond The Code: Growing a Tech Career in Birmingham, Alabama
Thursday, February 4, 2021
12:30 pm
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2:30 pm
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You don’t need to live in a big tech city to grow a big tech career. Hear from local leaders on what makes the Magic City a valuable place for tech talent to thrive. Afterward, stick around to network and connect with talent leaders from Shipt, Birmingham Bound, OnBoard Birmingham, True Load Time Inc., SynsorMed, Innovate Birmingham, Bronze Valley, Regions, BBVA, Airship, Motion Mobs, & more!

I Know You See It: Crafting Visibility and Awareness of your Brand
Friday, February 5, 2021
10:30 am
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11:15 am
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Learn the formulas for creating lead generation, getting people to your content, and digital tools that get the job done.

Learn About Investors and Loan Options for Your Small Business, Part 1
Friday, February 5, 2021
11:20 am
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12:10 pm
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When your small business needs funding, it’s important to understand what options might be available to you. In Part 1 of this two-part workshop, you will learn how to find potential funding options and how to use Micro Loans to fund big goals.

Black in VC: What is a Venture Capitalist and how can you become one.
Friday, February 5, 2021
12:10 pm
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1:00 pm
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Venture Capitalist. You've heard tech startup entrepreneurs mention them, but who are they? What do they do? Come find out.

Black Girl Venture Pitch Competition
Friday, February 5, 2021
1:00 pm
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2:30 pm
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On February 5th, Birmingham-based Black and Brown woman-identifying entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to pitch for Black Girl Ventures. Come watch the streaming of the pitch competition with us!

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Meet our host

#TAKEOVER2k21

Kellie Clark

- Innovation Depot

Our Speakers

Haley Hoppe

Innovate Birmingham

Nannearl Brown

Figma

Carmen Mays

Elevators

Brittney Smith

Protective

Dondi West

Microsoft

Sherri Brown

BBVA

Keyona Meeks

Venture for America/Bronze Valley

Karla Khodanian

Birmingham Business Alliance

Kiki Latimer

Altec Inc.

Troynica Green

Regions

Ime Essien

HBCUvc

Haley Medved Kendrick

Bronze Valley Accelerator/ gener8tor

Sophanie Occean

Protective Life

Mych Richardson

Startup Grind

Sherrell Dorsey

The Plug

Marvelouse Guerrier

Biso Collective

Sydney Holness

Venture for America/Ed Farm

Frantzces Lys

Defying Resistance / Black Girl Ventures

JeanClaude Dorsainvil

XYZ Venture Capital / Blck VC

Pariss Chandler

Black Tech Pipeline

Amber Curry

Citrix

Jaclynn Maxwell Hudson

Boulo Solutions/ Black Girl Ventures

Fonz Morris

Netflix

Tyler Hatcher

Consultant

Niesha White

Birmingham Black Techies / Ed Farm

Jeremy Fuller

Hulu

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021

4:00pm - 5:00pm CST

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Join our virtual kickback as we celebrate the kickoff of #TAKEOVER2k21 with a game of Black Card Revoked! Register to receive the Zoom link before the after-party begins.

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